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Is my password stored on the server?

Tim Parkin

Tim Parkin

Amateur Photographer who plays with big cameras and film when in between digital photographs.

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No, your password is never stored as plain text on our servers. Your password is 'encoded' using a one way mathematical function (Blowfish Hash) and the answer to this is stored on the server. When you log in we take the password you entered and apply the same function to see if the results match.

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